Compare and contrast treatments of the same topic in several primary and secondary sources.

Hiroshima and Nagasaki Lesson Plan: Make a Newsreel

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, students explore BrainPOP features and resources about the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, including the events that led up to it and the aftereffect...

Holocaust Lesson Plan: Analyze a Primary Source

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 6-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about one of the most tragic times in history, the  Holocaust. They’ll learn about Hitler, what his Nazi pa...

Marco Polo Lesson Plan: Write a Diary

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 4-12, students use BrainPOP resources to learn about the 13th century merchant Marco Polo and his adventurous journey along the Silk Road and deep into Asia. ...

Wangari Maathai Lesson Plan: Write and Deliver a Persuasive Speech

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about Wangari Maathai, a global leader for women’s rights and conservation. Using what they learn about the...

Constitutional Convention Lesson Plan

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources (including an online social studies game) to explore the Constitutional Convention.  ...

Reconstruction Lesson Plan: Exploring the Effects of Ending Slavery

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the political events that occurred after slavery ended and how Reconstruction laws affected families ...

Ottoman Empire Lesson Plan

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students will use BrainPOP resources to learn about the Ottoman Empire....

Articles of Confederation Lesson Plan

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In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students will use BrainPOP resources to learn about the Articles of Confederation....
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American Revolution Timeline Social Studies Game

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Visit the lesson ideas page to find resources for American Revolution Timeline, a free online history and social studies game....

Constitutional Law Lesson Plan: Do I Have a Right? Game

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 5-12, students use BrainPOP resources, include the game Do I Have a Right? to explore constitutional law and citizens' rights. Students learn to identify whet...